Floor Designs Ideas: Kolam is a form of sand painting that is drawn using rice powder by female members of the family in front of their home. It is widely practiced by Hindus in South India. A kolam is a sort of painted prayer - a line drawing composed of
large oversize white Kolam on concrete floors Kolam is a rangoli traditionally composed of geometric lines and shapes, drawn around a grid pattern of dots. It is drawn by south Indian women with rice or chalk powder in front of their homes.
street art - The kolam, or "rangoli" is a traditional mandala, a geometric pattern, that women design in front of their houses during festivities. In Tamil culture is a strong form of expression by the women, who express their feelings in this secret way.
I love the use of dark black ink on the light galaxy print, i think it makes the pattern really stand out. I also love the intricate Indian style pattern and if I have time I'd like to create something similar for m ID project.
An Indian woman applies coloured powder to her "rangoli", a Hindu ritual design. Rangolis are drawn in front of homes early in the morning with a beautiful motif to welcome relatives and friends to mark the New Year.
25 Beautiful Kolam Designs and Rangoli Kolams for your inspiraiton